Beauty Buzz: Glossier Gets a Big Boost, OPI Meets Mr. Grey, and GHD Adds Angelic Waves to the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show


After creating a serious buzz for her new beauty line, founder and Into the Gloss editor Emily Weiss is looking to bump things up. Glossier has raised $8.4 million in series A funding, and the majority of the cash wil be used to improve product distribution, and expand the line (read: more cool cosmetics are coming!) As Weiss explained, “Glossier is fundamentally about fostering a super deep connection with women in the same way that Into the Gloss has done with women all over the world.” [WWD]

Mr. Grey is looking to link up with more lovely ladies than just his prized paramour, Anastasia Steele. OPI has partnered with the Fifty Shades of Grey film for a five-shade collection that includes grey shades like “Cement the Deal, ” a sultry silver in “Shine for Me,” and a homage to the red room with “Romantically Involved.” Consider your movie-night mani covered! [She Finds]

An angel isn’t an angel without its wings, and a Victoria’s Secret Angel isn’t one without bombshell waves that inspire serious hair envy. ghd is returning as the official hair tool sponsor of the annual fashion spectacular as it heads across the pond to ensure the gaggle of girls’ strands look sexy at every step on the glittering runway. [Glam Inbox]

Whether good or bad, we’ve all shared that awkward moment before our first kiss, and now Fresh wants you to confess. The brand is hitting the road for its “My First Fresh Kiss” tour, making stops at UCLA, The Grove in L.A., and the Fresh boutique in Pasadena. Beauty buffs can snag gorgeous goodies like the brand’s iconic Sugar Lip Treatments, craft customized cosmetics cases, and share their first kiss stories in the mobile Blue Box’s Kissing Confessional for the chance to win a $1,000 shopping spree on Pucker up! [Glam Inbox]